Mayer Anchal

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Mayer Anchal
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A poster of Mayer Anchal
Directed by Anup Sengupta
Produced byApurba Saha
Based on Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain
by Mahesh Manjrekar
Starring Prosenjit Chatterjee
Ranjit Mallick
Rachna Banerjee
Piya Sengupta
Music by Ashok Bhadra
Apurba Productions
Distributed by Eskay Movies
Release date
  • 18 September 2003 (2003-09-18)(India)
Country India

Mayer Anchal (Bengali : মায়ের আঁচল [mae̯er ãtʃɔl] ) is a 2003 Indian Bengali-language drama film directed by Anup Sengupta and produced by Apurba Saha. [1] [2] It is a remake of the 2000 Hindi-language film Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain . The film was a Hit at Box office and was one of the highest grossing movies of 2003.




Filming of a song sequence took place at Kalimpong. [3]


Ashok Bhadra composed the soundtrack album to the film, which includes songs rendered by Shreya Ghoshal, Kumar Sanu, Shaan and Babul Supriyo.

Release and reception

Mayer Anchal was released on 18 September 2003 and received a highly positive commercial response. [4] [1] [5] [6] One person was killed and twenty-two were injured due to grenade explosions by the United Liberation Front of Assam during a screening of the film on 14 August 2004 at the Uravi cinema hall in Gauripur. [7] [8]


Babul Supriyo won the Kalakar Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2004 for his contribution to the film's soundtrack. [9]

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